Our Mission
People
Connections
Community
Impact
Wellness
Stewardship
Service

Our Mission

Connecting diverse, dynamic public spaces and programs which grow, inspire and create inclusive social interaction through land, water and people.

People

Recognizing Culture, Community & Partnerships

Connections

Linking People To Parks

Community

Creating Inclusive Social Spaces

Impact

Motivating Our Local Economy

Wellness

Enhancing Recreation Opportunities & Programming

Stewardship

Protecting & Preserving Our Environment

Service

Streamlining Operations

Latest News

Spending a summer day at the beach rules! But there are rules. Every summer, hundreds of people flock to to...

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The City of Burlington received the VRPA Facility of Merit Award for the Andy A_Dog Williams Skatepark. This...

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Learn all about our amazing summer Recreation & Nutrition Program in the first Newsletter! Last summer the program served...

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The Community Boathouse is getting ready to open for the season and we wanted to take a moment to...

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A collaborative project between BRPW and University of Vermont's Rubenstein School of Natural Resources, restores the newly acquired 12...

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Upcoming Events

All events  

Vermont City Marathon

8am-5pm
Waterfront Park

Memorial Day Event

11am-12pm
Battery Park

Leddy Park Beach Bites

5pm-8pm
Leddy Park

Enjoy Burlington

BPRW Fleet Trucks

Meet the Fleet

The latest addition to our four-wheeled family includes a new gator truck! You'll likely see it this...

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Coming Soon… BPRW Merchandise!

Soon you'll be able to show your love of Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront with these...

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Planning & Projects

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Summer Construction Impacts

It’s time for construction projects in and around our parks and recreation paths. Check this page for important updates and possible closures! Manhattan Drive Slope Improvements The construction project will…READ MORE

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Oakledge Accessible Playground: Successful First Workshop!

Thank you to everyone that came to the April 12th, 2016 presentation at Champlain Elementary School and shared ideas with us! It was an informative meeting presented by BPRW Director Jesse…READ MORE

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Oakledge Accessible Playground Development

Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront (BPRW) is embarking on another playground upgrade, this time at Oakledge Park, and it’s going to be designed specifically with accessibility at the core of…READ MORE

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City of Burlington, Vermont Land Trust Announce Progress on Land Conservation

City of Burlington, Vermont Land Trust Announce Progress on Land Conservation to Create New 12-Acre Public Park on Former Burlington College Land Mayor Miro Weinberger and Vermont Land Trust (VLT)…READ MORE